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Current Employment Opportunites

VacancyApplication deadlineInstituteLocation
Physiker (m/w/d) oder Ingenieur (m/w)23.09.2020Institute of Materials ResearchGeesthacht
Studentische Aushilfskraft (m/w/d) Illustrator / Grafische Gestaltung25.09.2020Institute of Biomaterial ScienceTeltow
Postdoc (m/w/d) as instrument scientist at white-beam beamline27.09.2020Institute of Materials ResearchHamburg
Postdoctoral Investigator (m/f/d) In the area of Ocean Colour Remote Sensing30.09.2020Institute of Coastal ResearchGeesthacht
Strahlenschutzfachkraft (m/w/d)04.10.2020Central department research reactorGeesthacht
PhD Position (m/f/d) in the area of phytoplankton diversity and productivity04.10.2020Institute of Coastal ResearchGeesthacht
Doctoral Student (m/f/d) 04.10.2020Climate Service CenterHamburg
PhD Position (m/f/d) characterisation of the degradation of magnesium06.10.2020Institute of Materials ResearchHamburg
Doktorand (m/w/d) im Bereich der additiven Fertigung mittels eines Festphase-Fügeprozesses06.10.2020Institute of Materials ResearchGeesthacht
PhD Position (m/f/d) Analysis and data correlation for the modelling of degradation processes ofmagnesium under load06.10.2020Institute of Materials ResearchGeesthacht
Postdoc (m/f/d) modelling of the degradation of magnesium under load06.10.2020Institute of Materials ResearchGeesthacht
Doctoral Student (m/f/d) Investigation and modelling of hydrogen effusion in electrochemically plated ultrahigh- strength-steels07.10.2020Institute of Materials ResearchGeesthacht
PhD Student or Postdoc (m/f/d) in Computational Engineering 18.10.2020Institute of Materials ResearchGeesthacht
Naturwissenschaftler (Postdoc) (m/w/d) in der Fachrichtung Umweltwissenschaften, Meteorologie oder Physik18.10.2020Institute of Coastal ResearchGeesthacht
Naturwissenschaftler (Postdoc) (m/w/d) in der Fachrichtung Umweltwissenschaften, Meteorologie oder Physik18.10.2020Institute of Coastal ResearchGeesthacht
Ausbildung - Fachkraft für Lagerlogistik (m/w/d)08.11.2020AdministrationGeesthacht
Ausbildung - Kaufleute für Büromanagement (m/w/d)08.11.2020AdministrationGeesthacht
Ausbildung - Elektroniker für Geräte und Systeme (m/w/d)08.11.2020AdministrationGeesthacht
Ausbildung - Technischer Produktdesigner (m/w/d)08.11.2020AdministrationGeesthacht
Ausbildung - Industriemechaniker (m/w/d)08.11.2020AdministrationGeesthacht
2 Linux System Engineers (m/w/d)31.12.2020AdministrationGeesthacht